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LINKTV
Jan 31, 2013 5:30am PST
.s. economy has gone into reverse, shrinking 1%. it is the first contraction since the financial crisis started. >> congress was sworn to come to a deal. the row over the fiscal cliff hit business confidence. analysts on wall street were expecting growth of 1%. the symbolism is huge. >> when people see a negative number, you worry if the economy is going into recession. when people look at the details, they see that under the surface, this was not such a bad report. >> there was a cut in government spending, particularly in the sense. consumer, and hence -- there was a cut in government spending, particularly in defense. the fiscal cliff has not been sorted, only put off for a few weeks. there is no sign of a deal between republicans and democrats. >> we need to look seriously at what is done with the government directly and indirectly. we will see some real budget reform take place. we might have a better economy in the future. >> the u.s. has lost its triple aaa credit rating. spending cuts and tax rises in the coming weeks. analysts have said these discussions would have little impac
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
in a period where we're concerned, well, how did he do that? the economy grew a lot. maybe more than 3% sometimes. unemployment was below 5% the budget was balanced due to his own parsimony. how did i manage to make the budget go lower? how did that help the economy? a lot pause he got the government out of the way of the economy. >> amity shlaes tracings the life of the 30th president of the united states, in coolidge on c-span's q&a. >> wisconsin governor scott walker delivered his state of the state address in madison recently where he called on state lawmakers to put forward, a quote, environmentally sound mining bill. he also pushed for a income tax cult for the middle class and job creation. the governor said he was doubling down on his efforts to meet his 2010 campaign promise to create 250,000 private sector jobs over the years. this is about half an hour. [applause] >> at this time, at this time it is my privilege to introduce our friend, the governor of the state of wisconsin, scott walker. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you. [applause] thank you. thank
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm PST
a big thumbs up. >> expectations for the economy have risen in four of the last five months. it looks like we've reached a turning point. it is safe to assume this trend will remain stable in the future. >> many german workers are expecting their pay to increase this year. that's one reason for the upbeat mood among consumers. that's why many are considering making this year won for the big-ticket purchases. >> well, that consumer confidence data combined with a report out of the united states showing a rebound in the real estate sector prompted investors in europe to buy on tuesday. our correspondent sent us this summary from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> the german consumer is more optimistic again. that is a measurement that was put out by an organization called gfk which measures the consumer mood in germany. before now, the mood had declined for some months. but now, the return to optimism can be good news for the economy. it can be good news for jobs and also for the markets. the people in germany apparently are considering that they are going to be earning more this year tha
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 6:30pm PST
in manufacturing industries, possibly to the detriment of europe. competitiveness and the economy being recognized here as important factors on the security front as well. >> protests in egypt have again turn violent. opponents of the islamist president have heard -- hurled molotov cocktails at the palace. protesters are demanding his overthrow after the demonstrations in several cities in recent days turn violent and dozens were killed. >> earlier in the day, there were scuffles in the center of tahrir square, the focal point of the revolution that overthrew president hosni mubarak two years ago. protests marking the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled mubarak have killed nearly 60 people since january 25, prompting the head of the army to warned this week that the state was on the verge of collapse. our correspondent is in cairo for us. we are hearing about water cannon shots being fired. how serious is the tension there at the moment? >> it basically escalated in the last hours. we have peaceful demonstrations at tahrri square and at the presidential palace, but demonstrators tried
KCSMMHZ
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
largest economy but growth is slowing. now the country is taking further steps to stimulate its flagging economy. good evening. they're lowering the interest rate to 7.75%. they made the decision at a policy meeting on tuesday and already implemented the measure. the bank kept the figure unchanged since april last year with the aim of holding inflation in check. the decrease nine months ago was the first one in three years. due to these efforts, inflation has been hovering about 7% since last october. economic growth on the other hand has slowed. the country's gdp growth remained at the 5% level for the first three quarters of last year. this has prompted businesses to urge the central bank to slash interest rates. the bank announced on tuesday that it will provide an appropriate interest rate environment to support growth as inflation risks lessen. >>> members of the japanese cabinet approved the biggest budget on record for 2013. it totals over $1 trillion. the draft budget reflects shinzo abe's determination to stimulate japanese government by boosting government expenditures. public
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
the american economy and strengthen american families. third, creating an effective employment verification system that will prevent identity theft and and the hiring of future unauthorized workers. leslie, an approved process for admitting future workers to serve the nation's workforce needs while simultaneously protecting all workers. other bipartisan groups of senators have stood in the same spot before, trumpeting similar proposals. but we believe that this will be the year that congress finally gets this done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there has been more political risk in opposing immigration reform than supporting it. host: senator chuck schumer, outlining the details of the immigration reform agreement so far. here is the headline from "roll call," this morning. host: here to talk more about this story, the staff writer at "roll-call," humberto sanchez. have democrats been able to move the ball forward? caller: it appears so, but principle is a big step forward. senator schumer mentioned that. it has been tried for a couple of
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 9:00am PST
somethings looking for a better life, better economy. promises made during the revolution. it never came through. the violence has decreased. nothing what we saw over the weekend. but you have people here defying the president's declaration of a curfew and emergency rule where we are in port said. the curfew is technically supposed to go in place in a few hours. but people have told the president, we know there is a curfew. we are protesting anyway. clearly defying him. >> who is in control on the streets? when you look at the pictures you say there is good news that the violence isn't what it was. is there a sense they will continue between the government and protesters that's playing out? lost the signal. we're going to try to get back to him as soon as we can. the turmoil in egypt. real concern for hillary clinton. she talked to cnn about those challenges and what she thinks egypt's struggling new government needs to do. >> it's difficult going from a closed regime and essentially one man rule to a democracy that's trying to be born and learn to walk. there are clear lessons. you have
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
the economy in northern mali booknotes on the ground algeria as we believe it is going to happen. >> i think that ricardo -- the necessity of engaging them i think that in engaging them we have to also be looking at it with a very clear lines there can be no solution without them when. on the other hand, pursuing that engagement does not blind us to the fact they've tried to have it both ways for a long time and that is an old habit that is quite to be difficult for some of them to break so that is going to be the tension. the analogies are imperfect but if we end up in a counter insurgency will the scenario we have here a pakistan to afghanistan that both part of the solution but it also has elements of a part of the problem and how we resolve that is going to be critical who. >> i would say there is one more element to the southern part of algeria that we need to kind of keep in mind. them to get an algerian passport. all they had to do is ask for it and there is a free flow of trade with going through the borders and what you have is the economies are essentially tied together. what you a
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 7:30am EST
numbers and determine how the u.s. economy is doing. euro/yen 104.7 to 50. >>> japanese workers may have a few more yen in their pockets if union leaders get their way. labor and business leaders are discussing a proposed wage hike. >> translator: a wage increase is a way to ending deflation. it's time for businesses to invest in human resources and not cut corners with workers earnings. >> koga asked for an increase of wages much 1%. he said raises based on seniority should continue. the leader of the business federation opposed the union's demand. he said labor leaders are ignoring the reality of today's business climate. >> translator: this year workers and managers need to share a sense of crisis. we need to have constructive discussion. it's critical for us to do so, to ensure businesses survive and grow. people need stable employment. >> he said the current economic situation leaves no room for raising wages across the board. he said struggling firms may be forced to postpone or even cut regular raises. >>> manufacturers have long been seen as leaders of japanese industry, but a ne
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am PST
to negotiate a bigger grand bargain, as the president would like to have, that the economy could tilt back into recession, we've seen the stock market go up, encouraging signs of job growth. the president says that could be at risk when you have federal budget cuts, true? >> the cbo, congressional budget office came out with a report ten minutes ago that said the effects of the sequester would retard growth by 1.3 percentage groups. the cbo said, if we get rid of the sequester, we're not going to grow at gang buster rates. yes, the sequester will not be good for the economy but the president, i suspect, will try to do, and definite hawks advising, we can replace the sequester with a smarter strategy that is a more gradual deficit reduction plan. he's going disagree with the republicans on how to do that. he's going to want revenue to be part of it. republicans will say no thank you. >> we'll get the president if a minute and a half. white house gave us a two-minute warning. i would say it's a short-term for the president and the congress not doing what they're supposed to do pass a budget
PBS
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
have cooled. all of this with a troubled economy at home and calls for a lighter footprint abroad. i'm pleased to have tom donilon back at this table. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: we are now into a second term. what do we mean by lighter footprint? >> well, if we step back on that, at the beginning of 2012, the president after a multimonth review, close consultation with the uniformed military, the joint chief, service secretaries and combatant commanders around the world put together a new defense strategy. that defense strategy had to take into account that the budget control act required the defense budget over ot next ten years to be reduced by $500 million or so, a little less than that. and which would require a 5% decrease over what were the plans. and in doing that the president asked the military to think about what the new challenges were going to be. what were the real challenges we were going to face. and that defense strategy was comprehensive. and it had various pieces to it that we would look to agile forces, that we would look to having a global footprint.
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
's. >>> jits not a pretty picture for trying to find work in the struggling economy. many found themselves deep in the hole because of student loans. the problem is getting worse with a record number of delinquencies reported. we get more from miguel almaguer. >> reporter: a graduate >> reporter: a graduate student, 22-year-old astrid will be $160,000 in debt before she lands her first job. >> i feel like that number doesn't really process in my head yet. it's just an imaginary number i know i have to pay off. >> reporter: she is one of the 26 million americans saddled with a ballooning student loan. like her classmates, she worried without a job after graduation, she'll become part of the record number of former students who are now defaulting or delinquent paying back loans. >> honestly, i don't know how i'm going to do it. >> reporter: with college costs on the rise, student loan debt is at an all-time high. topping $870 billion surpassing credit card debt and even auto loans. now a new study shows one-third of former students are considered risky borrowers. graduates who don't pay back thei
LINKTV
Feb 4, 2013 5:30am PST
the economy -- raul castro has taken steps to stabilize the economy. many cubans say political reform is badly needed. >> these are not democratic elections. for me, democracy is like when you go and vote for president like chavez. you have many political parties and you push for the change you want in the country. >> for now, the government insists that the one-party system will remain intact with the communist party alone responsible for guiding the politics. what impact the assembly will have in the years ahead is yet to be seen. >> the baltimore ravens have won the super bowl for the second championship title. ravens fans celebrated in baltimore into the early hours after their team beat this entrant cisco 49ers before-31 -- the san francisco 49ers 34-31. there was a power outage for about half an hour. the biggest game of the season was staged in new orleans in the saints -- same stadium which housed thousands seeking shelter from hurricane katrina in 2005. >> it was a game that came down to the last two minutes. ravens were walking away with the first half. then there was a half-time bre
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
economy of the reconstruction of the malian state then becomes the next challenge. because if there is an incentive for southern military officers and northern rebels to remain linked because of that contraband issue, we will have to overcome that in order for civilian leaders like yourself who come to the floor and then reconstitute the malian state. if that's the case, then our challenge is considerably more complex than what i thought it would be at the beginning of this two-hour conversation. now, this conversation has value because we now have rearticulated a particular challenge, the political economy that underlies the future reconstitution of the malian state. going to your question about niger, niger has been advantage into the present moment because there's not the degree of animosity in niger between the tuareg people and the other ethnic groups within mali. and furthermore, the new president of mali specifically designated -- niger, specifically designated as his minister of defense, someone from the tuareg community, which then provided for prime minister betwe
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am EST
that the economy is improving. so you can be happy about that. christine romans is here with me. she's smiling, too. one of those good news bad news stories. on your personal economy, you always tell me your business is a business of one, economy of one. that's painful statistics. >> it is. it's a week worth of your life wasted trying to get to work. it's a sign of a strengthening economy, it means you are driving to work more, it means more deliveries are being taken by truck on the roads. and it also means bridges are being fixed, some of those delays are because of infrastructure work. in 2005 you spent 43 hours in the car every year, 2010 dropped to 34 hours. we are back up to 38 hours. that's enough wasted gasoline sitting in traffic costs you 818 bucks a year, as much gas as could fill the superdome four times. dc is the worst which has a growing economy. dc, los angeles, san francisco, new york and boston. those are cities with the worst traffic, this from texas a & m. >> i know everybody is different. everybody has a different commute and that sort of thing. on average, what is the family b
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:30am EST
with the leader of the opposition talked about the economy, he sounds just like an extraordinary undertaker looking forward to a hard one to? does he not accept that you cannot get out of a debt crisis by borrowing more money? >> my honorable friend makes a very good point. the fact is the economy that we inherited was completely unbalanced. it was based on housing but it was based on finance. it was based on government spending and those based on immigration. those were for incredibly unstable pillars for sustained economic growth. what we that it is a major recovery operation. that operation is still underway but you can see in the new jobs created in the private sector businesses that are expanding them into new people signing up the businesses we are making progress. >> george galloway. [shouting] >> following yesterday's announcement, will the prime minister -- [inaudible] the key differences between the and chopping, crosscutting jihadists, fighting a dictatorship and valley that we are announced to kill, and the equally bloodthirsty jihadists that we're giving money, material, politi
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
to be an economy of force response. but, you know, first of all, you know, that has always been our -- other than actual the physical defense of the continental united states or the legal united states, you know, that's been our principal security interest ever since before we were a nation. it's clearly a moment in time where the -- and, of course, through history the patterns have gone back and forth between more autocratic and more liberal governments and regimes in that area. and we have a lot of partners with whom we could be working. we have had a, i mean, our model partnership with colombia which, you know, has been a pretty low-level thing, one which the house of representatives has traditionally kept very close tabs on is a model, counterinsurgency partnership. if we had aped that model in some of our middle east engagements, we would have been much better off also today. but it suggests that, um, again -- and it's possible to work with the brazilians, for example. the brazilians were the leading force in the u.n. mission in haiti. so it, some good things have been happening even while t
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
: the u.s. economy grew in january, but not enough to slow down unemployment. u.s. employers added 157,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate still ticked up to 7.9%, showing job availability isn't keeping pace with the number of people who want to work. the labor department figures also painted a better picture for hiring at the end of 2012. white house press secretary jay carney welcomed that news, but said it was not good enough. >> we still have work to do and we need to make sure that when we device economic policies and we negotiate with congress on how to move forward, that we cannot neglect the essential responsibility to insurance that the policies we put in place promote job creation promote economic growth. >> sreenivasan: on wall street, the jobs numbers pushed the dow jones industrial average above 14000, a level it hasn't reached since 2007. the dow was up 149 points to close above 14,009. the nasdaq rose 37 points to close at 3,179. for the week, the dow gained three-quarters of a percent, and so did the nasdaq. the obama administration announced new rules today
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
. the economy, the oil industry, electricity and different things. so when those o things were unhinged, not only did sectarian plussations come up, but they weren't a civil war waiting to happen. they weren't as strong as that. but when you cut everything else, you suddenly cause things to happen. if you think about it, you're a civil servant who lives in baghdad, and you've got a job in the government, you're in the baath party or something like that. you lose your job either because you're a baathist or things happen, and you lose your job. now you're live anything baghdad and you don't have electricity, and it's 125 in the summer. now, live in a place where it's 125 degrees, you have no job, you've got a wife, several children. several things have happened. one, you didn't like saddam hussein, but you had a job, you could take care of your family, and you didn't have foreigners driving around looking at though they are occupiers whether they are or not. so you get all the negatives of seeing a foreign opposing power and none of the positives of having saddam hussein overthrown. life
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. economy grew in january, but not enough to slow down unemployment. u.s. employers added 157,000 jobs last month, but the unemploymt rate still ticd up to 7.9%, showing job availability isn't keeping pace with the number of people who want to work. the labor department figures also painted a better picture for hiring at the end of 2012. white house press secretary jay carney welcomed that news, but said it was not good enough. >> we still have work to do and we need to make sure that when we device economic policies and we negotiate with congress on how to move forward, that we cannot neglect the essential responsibility to insurance that the picie we pn place promote job creation, promote economic growth. >> sreenivasan: on wall street, the jobs numbers pushed the dow jones industrial average above 14,000, a level it hasn't reached since 2007. the dow was up 149 points to close above 14,009. the nasdaq rose 37 points to close at 3,179. for the week, the dow gained three-quarters of a percent, and so did the nasdaq. the obama administration announced new rules today for c
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
back to july of 2008. that was way before the economy went into freefall, so he had a couple other priorities he had to deal with when he first came into office. and the third thing, erin, is that this president wants this as his legacy. and he has said that he wants it to be a priority, even during the re-election, he talked about this, so he knows that now he has a debt to pay. the republicans need to do this as a necessity, and with all due respect to the congressman, this is absolutely an issue of electoral survival for the republican party. the congressman is right that this isn't the only thing that republicans need to soften up their tone on, but if this isn't something they get done for the latino community, they're not going to listen to them on anything else. >> congressman, here is my problem intellectually from where you're coming from. and this is a complicated issue, but i don't understand. these people are already here. you're not going to be able to pick them up and move them out. that's not practical. so if you start from that point of view, how are you ever going
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 6:30pm PST
economies -- >> he pointed out that germany, like many other european countries, as failed in its pledge to contribute 0.7% of gross thomistic product to development programs. >> we will be back in one minute. >> welcome back. more trouble for angela merkel 's coalition partners, the free democrats. in addition to lagging in the opinion polls, now they are facing allegations of sexism. >> the parties lead candidate in this autumn's elections, rainer bruderle, is accused of making inappropriate comments to a female journalist. >> the case has triggered a national debate on how sexism persists in german society. >> rainer bruderle is not talking to any journalists at the moment. he has made no comment on the allegations that have triggered a fierce debate in germany about verbal sexual harassment of women. the leading politicians of the party are covering bruderle's back. they say it is all just a slur campaign against their top man. >> i have seen nothing else to support the impression that the ftp -- fdp is in any way less sensitive to the participation of women. >> the party's top femal
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm PST
on thursday. the economy has entered a sixth successive year of recession, and locals are angry at the difficulties they have to face. >> protesters say the choice, consisting of the imf, the eu, and the ecb, have impose policies on the country that are crippling and dangerous. protesters are demanding changes. >> dockworkers walked off the job in greece. so did bus drivers. overground trains were not running in athens, either. another strike in greece in protest to deeply unpopular austerity measures. weather it is public transport workers or doctors, people are fed up with falling standards of living and cuts to wages. more than a quarter of the greek work force is now unemployed. >> we oppose planned cutbacks, and we want them canceled. we want collective agreements signed any back pay we are owed. employment conditions must meet the needs of the workers. >> it is unlikely these demands will be met soon. the greek government's hands are tied. public coffers are empty. more protests loom. unions have called a general strike in three weeks time. >> a little bit of sports news f
KCSMMHZ
Feb 5, 2013 2:30pm PST
economy. politicians do not dare metal with their businesses. we have the laws and environmental standards, but they are not enforced. >> economic growth has been the number one priority in china, but an increase in living standards has been increase in pollution. having a car has been an important status symbol for the rising chinese middle-class. beijing alone has 5.2 million cars. people here are sick of the smog. long lines form in front of beijing as the hospitals. there's been a jump in cases of respiratory ailments. children and the elderly are especially vulnerable. >> of course i'm worried. my daughter has a skin allergy. we have everything under control, but now the doctors are saying the air pollution is making it worse. more people are suffering. then a state media have started speaking out about the problem of increasing pollution. the government is looking for ways to manage the issue. >> people want more security and a cleaner environment. the stability of society is threatened if the government does not give people what they want. >> china's smog is not just an environmenta
LINKTV
Jan 30, 2013 5:30am PST
governments s carver -- her government's carbon tax -- commodity prices have dipped. australia's economy has cooled. the opposition party says the government has lost control of australia's borders in the face of tens of thousands of asylum seekers. they will claim the government has mishandled relations with important neighbors. as of -- the suspension of live cattle exports to indonesia are thought to have caused offense. election is also likely to be personal in tone. late last year in a speech that went viral, the prime minister accused the opposition leader of sexism and misogyny, saying he treated her without respect because she was a woman. a few months ago, polls showed the labor government was deeply unpopular -- labour government was deeply unpopular. while the date is now known, the outcome is far from certain. >> the united eights is planning to expand its drone program to northwest africa -- the united states is planning to expand its drone program to northwest africa. the us will -- the aim is to gather intelligence against rebel groups in the region. this is where the rebel gr
WHUT
Feb 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
activity which can replace this economy. even the internet. otherwise you wouldn't be here. then the location of istanbul is another advantage of us because istanbul is the meeting point of two continents. and istanbul is in the world's economical market nearly for 3,000 years. istanbul was the capital of three empires. it's roman, bison tine and automan empire and now it's the commercial capital of turkish republican. >> so back to the airport at the center of this debate. where the home of the industrial revolution seems to find it so tough to build more runways, when the demand from passengers at least is there. >> you may have seen dramatic images of plastic debris left over from modern life and washed into the oceans. only to end up thousands of miles from where people live. we know this plot sam, the stuff we can see, can affect wildlife across the world. but what can science tell us about the possible impact of waste plastic that we can't see? tiny fragments called microparticles. our science editor reports. >> albatross spend most of their time at sea, only ventures
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
? normally, on this program, we talk about people's worries over the economy and things like that. is there any real ups well of public opinion -- real upswell of public opinion? >> is gay marriage at the top of voters' anxiety list? no. you asked people whether they are broadly in favor of it or not, the answer tends to be that they are. i think david cameron is hoping this is the kind of thing he can deal with in midterm and, by the time of the next election, it will all die down. that's not to say there are not a lot of people opposed to it. on the whole, people are more in favor than against. >> no religious organization is going to be forced to have gay marriages. >> that is right. david cameron did not want to have a big argument with religious organizations and anglican churches who oppose the idea. there is no question of gay marriage taking place in church. it is worth adding that, at the moment, britain is have a system of civil partnerships. same-sex couples do have the same legal rights when it comes to things like pensions or property. david cameron believes they can
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm PST
. but we were told at that time, in the end, they would be good for the economy to have a guest worker program and a path to citizenship. there you have it. >> all right, carl cameron, breaking it down for us, live from d.c. does this set up a showdown with the senate or can the proposals meet in the middle? let's go to our panel. a democratic strategist and former adviser to hillary clinton. and a republican strategist and author of "branding america: what does your brand say about you?" you called it, you said the difference between what the senate has proposed and what we will hear from the president is expediency. is that what you heard? >> yes, his plan will have a much faster pathway to citizenship than we have seen from the senators. i think he is going to continue to push that message out, as carl said, directly to the american people. clearly, he want this is package to work out. but i don't think he's going to trust congress that they are going to push this through because we have been here before. we got close to passing the dream act and it got bogged down, like he said. he
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